Regional Hospitality Revival Fund TAS

The Regional Hospitality Revival Fund provides one-off rebates to regional hospitality businesses to help them undertake activities that drive visitation to regional areas.


Closes in 10 days

Closing date: 31 Jan 2022

Application detail:

Applications will close 31 January 2022 or when funds are fully allocated, whichever occurs first.

What do you get?

Rebates of up to $1,500.

Who is this for?

Tasmanian regional hospitality businesses.


Rebates are available to regional hospitality businesses to help them revive their business.

Funding may be used for the costs associated with live performances, event staging, minor works and marketing activities that assist in driving visitation to regional areas.

Eligible expenditure includes:

  • event and/or live staging costs, including hiring a DJ and/or live band, equipment hire and decorations (excludes food and beverage purchases and business labour costs)
  • minor works for the venue e.g. signage, painting, purchasing new dining chairs and tables, flooring, artwork, IT equipment
  • marketing and promotion activities
  • other initiatives that contribute to the revival of the business, including staff training, new staff uniforms or upgrading, replacing or purchasing new equipment.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, a business must:

  • be a recognised hospitality business where the main function of the business is hospitality services
  • be based and operating within Tasmania, but physically located outside the greater Hobart and Launceston City areas
  • hold an Australian business number (ABN), this ABN must be for the applicant business and be continuously active from the time of submitting a stage one registration.

For the purpose of this program, to be eligible the business must offer in-house (seated) dining or drinks service (e.g. a restaurant, cafe, bar, pub, or RSL).

Hotels and motels are eligible to apply if the business has an in-house (seated) dining or drinks service.

Bottle shops, serviced apartments, sports and community clubs, short term accommodation and holiday homes (including Bed and Breakfasts and AirBnBs) are not eligible to apply.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Regional Hospitality Revival Fund.